Hungry for tales of war and leadership with a human touch? Then head over to Folger’s Shakespeare Theatre’s production of Henry V directed by Folger veteran Robert Richmond and starring Zach Appelman.
A young king’s ambition reaches beyond the English court to the fields of France.
“The character of Henry is charismatic and human. The play will provoke some new thought,” says director Robert Richmond, who led last season’s Othello.
A variety of special performances are designed to appeal to the broadest audience possible. Take advantage of these discounted or simply head over for a thrilling performance.
– Pay-What-You-Can Tuesday, January 22, 7:30 p.m.Tickets available one hour prior to the performance; cash only.
–Pre-Show Talk Friday, January 25, 6 p.m. Professor James Shapiro explores the Essex Rebellion in Ireland and its link to Henry V.
–College Night Friday, February 1, 8 p.m. $15 tickets with valid student ID
–Pre-Show Talk Wednesday, February 6, 6:30 p.m. A scholarly, insightful discussion of the play with Folger Director Michael Witmore. Includes light fare reception.
–Post-Show Talk with Cast Thursday, February 14. Following the 7:30 p.m. performance
–Open-Captioned Sunday, February 24, 2 p.m.
–Pre-Show Talk Friday March 1, 6 p.m. “The Irish Imagined in Henry V and other Early Modern Plays” Professor Patrick Tuite of Catholic University discusses the role of the Irish people in Henry V and other Early Modern Plays.
WHEN: Friday, February 22 to Sunday, March 3, 2013 at various performance times.
Folger Shakespeare Theatre
201 East Capitol Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003
Ph. (202) 544-7077
TICKETS: Please click here to purchase tickets.